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Formats & Numbers.
Movie, TV & Game
Ratings, too!

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Systems

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Did you know the 24-hour clock is referred to as Military Time in the U.S. because it’s mostly used by the military and emergency services? The 12-hour clock is used nationwide.

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American Systems

What's That Movie Rated?

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Movie Rating System

Movies are rated by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPPA).

What's That TV Program Rated?

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TV Rating System

TV programs are rated by each network’s censors, using the TV Parental Guidelines – modeled after the MPPA guidelines in order to give parents more information about the content and age-appropriateness of TV programs.

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What's That Video Game Rated?

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Video Game Rating System

Video games are rated by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

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